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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:10 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:02
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η1 Doradus (eta1 Doradus)

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -61.89°   Az: 220.31°   Direction: South-West

η1 Doradus is a hypergiant star of spectral class A0 in the constellation of Dorado.

η1 Doradus visual magnitude is 5.71. Because of its faintness, η1 Doradus is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of η1 Doradus (eta1 Doradus) star
DSS2 image of η1 Doradus. The red arrow shows the motion of η1 Doradus during the next 10000 years (2.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 4.50 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

06h 06m 11s
-66° 02’ 36”
08h 45m 23s
14h 51m 34s

J2000

06h 06m 09s
-66° 02’ 22”

Galactic Coordinates

275.8°
-29.19°

Finder Chart

Finder chart η1 Doradus (eta1 Doradus) star
Simplified finder chart for η1 Doradus (eta1 Doradus).

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.71
Hypergiant

0.67
A0V
10516K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where η1 Doradus is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of η1 Doradus. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

η1 Doradus is distant 331.98 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

101.83
331.98
18 km/s
0.017 arcsec/y
0.027"/y

Alternative Designations

η1 Doradus
(eta1 Doradus)
SAO249448
SAO249448

Visibility from Your Location

η1 Doradus (eta1 Doradus) is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK